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Supreme Court Case Summary: Lua Bee Kiang (administrator of the estate of Chew Kong Seng) v Yeo Chee Siong [2018] SGCA 74

The CA sets out two-stage analysis for assessing damages for pain and suffering, and clarifies approach to assessing costs of managing possible onset of medical condition attributable to injury caused by defendant.

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Review needed for sentencing of workplace safety breaches

Review needed for sentencing of workplace safety breaches

Sentences imposed in past cases did not sufficiently deter people from breaching workplace safety rules: Justice Chan Seng Onn

Darnley (Appellant) v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust (Respondent), UKSC 2017/0070 (on appeal from the Court of Appeal Civil Division (England and Wales)

The appellant brought proceedings against the respondent alleging a breach of duty by the reception staff concerning the information he was given about the time he would have to wait and the failure to assess the appellant for priority triage. 

LawWatch - October 2018 Edition

This update includes summaries of notable cases such as Bintai Kindenko Pte Ltd v Samsung C&T Corp [2018] SGCA 39 and The Wellness Group Pte Ltd v Paris Investment Pte Ltd & Ors [2018] SGCA 47.

Landmark Court of Appeal decision: Tort of malicious prosecution not extended to civil proceedings and tort of abuse of process not recognised in Singapore

In Lee Tat Development Pte Ltd v Management Corporation Strata Title Plan No 301 [2018] SGCA 50, the Court departed from the English position and settled a previously inconclusive area of law in Singapore.

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Alam Jahangir v Mega Metal Pte Ltd [2018] SGHC 198

Damages — Contributory negligence
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High Court finds limited obligations owed by bank to customer

High Court finds limited obligations owed by bank to customer

In AL Shams Global Ltd v BNP Paribas [2018] SGHC 143, the Court held that a bank did not breach any duties in contract, tort or as a fiduciary in refusing to accept an incoming payment into the plaintiff’s customer account.

Journals Online: Tort Law

This article in the SAL Annual Review encapsulates and evaluates the 2017 decisions of the Singapore courts on tort law. It is authored by Kumaralingam Amirthalingam and Gary Chan Kok Yew.

Categories: Judgments
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